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How to make pineapple macaroon cookies

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A step-by-step demonstration from Breads Bakery in New York City to make a pineapple version of the traditional Passover sweet.
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Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Jewish families celebrate the holiday of Passover, which commemorates their ancestors' exodus from Egypt and triumph over Pharaoh. In keeping with tradition, Jewish families eat matzah instead of bread or any leavened grains. Flourless macaroons are a traditional Passover sweet. "GMA" caught up with the pastry experts at Breads Bakery in New York City and learned step-by-step how to make their recipe for a tropical take on the macaroon cookies. Watch the video and get the recipe below.

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Ingredients

  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup fresh, shredded and strained pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam
  • Cooking Directions

    Melt sugar in egg whites over bain marie until sugar is dissolved.

    Mix apricot jam into egg white mixture.

    Fold in coconut and Pineapple.

    Pipe small mounds with star tip.

    Bake 380 degrees for four to five minutes until dark brown on ridges.

    Recipe courtesy of Breads Bakery.

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    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pineapple,

    Course: Cookies


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